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Aarni Heiskanen, the author and host of AEC Business, is a consultant, architect and educator with over 25 years of experience.

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DGI-Byen
July 13, 2018

Start-up to Streamline Large-Scale Energy Renovation

An app from software provider GenieBelt will facilitate communications and strengthen cooperation when DGI-Byen, a 30,000 m2 business and leisure center in central Copenhagen, undergoes a large-scale energy renovation. SustainSolutions CEO Christian Niepoort expects that the tool will contribute to quality, safety, and time and cost savings. / continue reading

Infrakit
July 11, 2018

Speeding up Infrastructure Projects with the Cloud

Infrakit, a cloud service developed by a Finnish startup company, is accelerating infrastructure projects both in Finland and, increasingly, abroad. Automatic transfer of information among parties involved in a project saves time, reduces paperwork, and facilitates the work of land surveyors.  In addition to excavators, rock drills can now also be viewed on the map. / continue reading

AEC Hackathon Berlin
July 8, 2018

The AEC Hackathon in Berlin on July 20-22, 2018

The AEC Hackathon is coming to Berlin, the capital of Germany, on July 20-22, 2018! / continue reading

July 6, 2018

Duuers: Better Proposals with Less Work

Small contractors, consultants, and design professionals have a love–hate relationship with responding to RFPs. Duuers, a Finnish startup, wants to turn this struggle into an inspiring experience. / continue reading

Focus
June 26, 2018

Human Eye Resolution Virtual Reality for AEC

Virtual reality opens new perspectives for communication and customer involvement in construction. Sweco, Varjo, and Teatime Research are together exploring the possibilities of VR using state-of-the-art technology. / continue reading